From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Dils Cemetery

Located in Pikeville, KY, Dils Cemetery is thought to be the first integrated cemetery in Eastern Kentucky.

For more see Appalachian Quarterly, June 1998, p.  99; Historic Dils Cemetery at; and Dils Cemetery Historical Marker.

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Read about Pike County, Kentucky in Wikipedia.

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Read about Pikeville, Kentucky in Wikipedia.

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NKAA Source: Appalachian quarterly: people, places, history, heritage (periodical)

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“Dils Cemetery,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 18, 2024,

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